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The closing argument: a perspective

January 20, 2022

Paul Mark Sandler  BridgeTower Media Newswires The purpose of the closing argument is to incite jurors or a judge to render the decision you request. It is not about impressing listeners with your eloquence. According to the apocryphal tale, when listeners ...

Reexamining retention strategies in the 'Great Resignation' era

January 20, 2022

Karen Natzel BridgeTower Media Newswires There’s considerable consternation around the “Great Resignation.” This past spring, we witnessed job openings at an unprecedented 9.3 million. In August, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics announced ...

Mass shootings: Can school officials (ever) be held accountable?

January 20, 2022

A. Vince Colella Moss &?Colella, P.C. It has been 22 years since the mass shooting at Col­um­bine High School in Colorado. On that fateful day, Dylan Klebold and Eric Harris murdered 12 students. At the time, the shooting was believed to be an ...

Many firms struggle to hire lawyers amid the 'Great Resignation'

January 20, 2022

By Laura Brown BridgeTower Media Newswires   MINNEAPOLIS, MN — While national news has covered staffing crises as they have affected everyday consumers — highlighting stories of barren store shelves or CEOs having to flip burgers — little ...

Law firm planning: 5 tips as we move ahead in 2022

January 20, 2022

Nicole Black  BridgeTower Media Newswires Is your law firm ready for whatever may come now that COVID-19 surges are occurring all around the country, and the Omicron variant is a looming threat? With mask mandates once again in effect in many areas, ...

Can we find our way to the common good?

January 20, 2022

Lee H. Hamilton I still remember a question I got years ago. It was at a public meeting in southern Indiana, in one of those squat, featureless cinder-block buildings you find all across the country. This young woman stood up and commented that I’d ...